WTOP puts Ugly Meter to test (VIDEO)

WTOP's Neal Augenstein uses the Ugly Meter app and puts his vanity to the test. Check out the video.

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 10:58am EDT

Mobile app helps report unfair airport screeners

A Sikh advocacy group launched a free mobile application Monday that allows travelers to complain immediately to the government if they feel they've been treated unfairly by airport screeners.

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 03:16am EDT

Caring app lets donors share good deeds

A new app is providing a platform for charitable giving - with an interesting twist.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 07:00pm EDT

Where's a Yellowstone bear? Look on your phone

For wildlife enthusiasts hoping to catch a glimpse of wolves, grizzly bears and bison at Yellowstone National Park, the best place to be on the lookout may soon be a cellphone.

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 11:28am EDT

Inject messages into classic films with smartphone app (VIDEO)

A new smartphone application allows you to embed short written messages in classic movie scenes with 3-D special effects -- a technology the app's developer believes will expose a younger audience to movies their parents loved.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 06:03am EDT

StearClear takes you and your car home from bars

It's a conundrum people face every weekend, when they've had a little too much to drink. How do you get your car in the morning? One company, StearClear, thinks it's found the solution.

Sunday - 04/08/2012, 04:39pm EDT

Apps let you create profiles for dogs and cats

Chances are you're already posting pictures of your dog or cat to Facebook, but what if you want your pet to have his or her own social networking profile?

Saturday - 04/07/2012, 01:27pm EDT

'Draw Something' soars to smartphone record

Take "Words with Friends," add a dose of "Pictionary," and you get a smash smartphone hit.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 10:22am EDT

Popular photo sharing app now available for Android

A popular app used to take and share photos is no longer just for iPhone and iPod Touch users.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 07:02pm EDT

Smartphones offer added healthy motivation

Most consumers have heard the phrase, "There's an app for that" in commercials. But in some cases the apps that offer healthy tips in a mobile form are really improving the health of their users.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 08:23am EDT

Controversial iPhone app pulled off the market

An iPhone app downloaded tens of thousands of times has been voluntarily pulled off the market after a popular website called it "creepy" and raised privacy concerns.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 08:00am EDT

Virginia DMV launches mobile application

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is going mobile.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 07:18am EDT

New GM phone app may replace car navigation system

General Motors soon will sell a $50 smartphone application that could replace your dashboard navigation system.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 09:43am EDT

Lost phone? Need a bathroom? There's an app for that

Free apps can take the guesswork out of finding a lost phone or locating a clean toilet.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 06:40pm EDT

Service makes it easy to use social media to find a job

TweetMyJobs is the high-tech way to use an old tried and true method to get a job -- being referred to a company or government agency by someone who already works for them.

Saturday - 03/10/2012, 09:46am EST

Children's publisher developing app for e-reading

A leading publisher of children's books is taking a big step into the electronic market.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 07:23am EST

Budweiser app highlights Williamsburg brewery

Beer drinkers can now trace their Budweiser back to the company's Williamsburg brewery.

Friday - 03/02/2012, 10:09am EST

Tour Frederick with touch of a finger

Learning Frederick's rich history is now as simple as a swipe of the finger with the new Frederick Walking Tour smartphone application.

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 06:00am EST

George Harrison fans, see his guitars up close

The son of the quiet Beatle now has an iPad app that lets people see 360-degree studies of George Harrison's guitars and multi-media presentations.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 07:46am EST

Tired of being put on hold? There's an app for that

It happens to everyone and can eat up precious minutes -- even hours -- of a day: being put on hold on the phone for what seems like forever.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 05:36am EST
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